Leckey—MyWay Frames: Castor May Loosen from Rear Leg of Chassis

March 31, 2021 | Strategic Insights for Health System


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In a March 1, 2021, Urgent Field Safety Notice letter posted by the U.K. Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (MHRA), Leckey states that it has received reports that the boss may become loose from the tube on the above frames, causing the castor to loosen from the rear leg of the chassis (see Figure 1 in the letter). This problem is the result of an insufficient weld between the leg and the boss in some cases. Leckey also states that it has received no reports of injuries related to this problem but that there is the potential for patient harm. Health Canada states that the manufacturer...

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